Online activities for children
Moreland Libraries has purchased a range of online activities for children. These include games, picture books, audio eBooks, puzzles and information resources.
Library users can access these online activities for free.
Listen to your favourite stories read by the best storytellers on StoryBox Library. Watch videos of Justine Clarke, Nick Cave, Missy Higgins, Peter Hitchener, Andy Griffiths, Sally Rippin and many more making great Australian books come alive.
Graeme Base’s Animalia (Library Edition) takes kids of all ages on a stimulating learning adventure through one of the world’s most beloved and well-known picture books.
Featuring a new animated story, ‘The ABC of Flying’, it brings to life all the major characters from the book as they host a range of interactive activities exploring the intricate detail of Graeme’s amazing artwork.
Animalia (Library Edition) can be downloaded on 4 platforms:
A fun-infused way to learn a new language. Mango prepares learners for realistic conversations and strengthens everyday communication skills in over 70 world languages, including English.
Britannica Library Edition
Play and learn with the new expanded Busythings! With activities in the areas of literacy, numeracy, creative development and general knowledge, learning has never been so much fun! Suitable for ages 3-6 and now expanded to include brand new activities for ages 7-11.
Busy Code is a set of resources designed to introduce simple programming concepts.
International Children's Digital Library
International Children's Digital Library Free access to children's online picture books in lots of languages including: Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Hindi, Italian, Spanish and Urdu.
Magpies: talking about books for children
Magpies' The Source is a guide to children's books, poetry and short stories from around the world with an emphasis on Australian and New Zealand material.
You can only search The Source at Internet computers at any Moreland Library.
TumbleBook allows you to select from hundreds of eBooks including picturebooks, graphic novels and maths stories.
YABBA Young Australian Best Book Awards, voted for by the children of Australia. Find out which books won this year.